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Abbas’ representative in Moscow: Terror wave is “peaceful uprising”

Headline: “Moscow: Marking the international day of solidarity with our people”
      “The Palestinian embassy in Moscow marked the international day of solidarity with the Palestinian people with a large ceremony in the heart of the Russian capital, Moscow, with the participation of the Russian Foreign Ministry, the European Union’s information office in Moscow, and the Arab League. The [PA] president’s representative, Palestinian Popular Struggle Front Secretary General and PLO Executive Committee Member Ahmed Majdalani ended the speech ceremony with a speech that surveyed the remarkable developments which have taken place in the Palestinian territories, and the peaceful uprising being carried out by the Palestinian people in order to protect its land and holy sites. Majdalani… emphasized that the Palestinians agreed to establish their state on about 22% of the historical Palestinian territories. However, Israel did not fulfill all of its obligations regarding the peace process, made light of international regulations and laws, continued its aggressive policies, including expropriation of lands and the expansion of settlement in the Palestinian state’s territories, and implemented its policy of Judaization of Jerusalem and desecration of the sanctity of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, while attempting to divide it by areas and times, all of which bodes for a religious war whose consequences cannot be predicted. This is in addition to the fact that the occupation government gave free rein to the Israeli soldiers and settlers to carry out the most heinous types of aggression ever seen in history, which have led to the death as Martyrs (Shahids) of more than 105 Palestinian Martyrs.”

"Division according to areas and times" refers to a proposed law (May 2013) being reviewed in Israeli Parliament that would allow for both Jews and Muslims to pray on the Temple Mount. The law seeks to designate separate prayer times and areas of the site for Muslims and Jews.
Israeli PM Netanyahu has stated on many occasions that the Israeli government has no intention of ‎changing the status quo on the Temple Mount.